Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Selected Quotations 6...

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
-Dale Carnegie

Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
-Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Silence is a source of great strength.
-Lao Tzu

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
-John Ruskin

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
-James A. Baldwin

Two things control men's nature, instinct and experience.
-Blaise Pascal

Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
-Henri Frederic Amiel

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
-Helen Keller

You must do the things you think you cannot do.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
- Francis Bacon

He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
- Thomas Carlyle

Justice is truth in action.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
- Thomas Jefferson

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

A Tibetan Lama was being monitored on a brain scan machine by a scientist wishing to test physiological functions during deep meditation. The scientist said - "Very good Sir. The machine shows that you are able to go very deep in brain relaxation, and that validates your meditation". "No", said the Lama, "This (pointing to his brain) validates the machine!".

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
-Bertrand Russell

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
-Theodore Roosevelt

A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.
-Bo Bennett

Responsibility is the price of freedom.
-Elbert Hubbard

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
-Saint Augustine

It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.
-Miguel de Cervantes

Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always.
-Albert Schweitzer

No comments: